Fishing For Koi (blanket) by Jimenez Joseph

Fishing For Koi (blanket)

January 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ DK
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
2220 - 2592 yards (2030 - 2370 m)
47.25” (120cm) wide by 55” (140cm) Blocked.
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Fishing For Koi is a colourful throw/blanket that is made using DK weight yarn held double stranded and up to Ten colours. A cosy blanket with garter stitch short rows that angle and balance left and right, giving it a dramatic appearance, as well as fun colour-changing possibilities.

An ideal project for comfort knitting, as well as stash busting!

Dark sample uses Dapper Cad DK from Despondentdyes.
Light sample uses Alpaca DK from HedgehogFibres.

The Main Colour yarn is the link between the other colours and act as breakers and lines. The Contrast Colours (9 colours) are the triangular segments that feature throughout the whole blanket.

Yarn Quantity
DK weight (yarn held double) approx. 246yds (225m) per 100g.
3 skeins of Main Colour (MC).
1 skein each of Contrast colours (CC1, 2, 3… to 9) - 9 colours.
Grand Total: 12 skeins.

6.5 mm (US 10.5) (or size required to get gauge) circular needles of 32” (80cm) or longer, measuring tape and tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Finished size (before blocking): 41.25” (105cm) wide by 53” (135cm) high.
Finished size (after blocking): 47.25” (120cm) wide by 55” (140cm) high approximately.

Gauge in garter stitch: 15 sts x 28 rows per 4” (10cm), with DK yarn held double. Unblocked.

This pattern was originally designed and written for the Jimmy Beans Wool Blanket Club 2020